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Media Release: KNP celebrates World Fish Migration Day

18 May 2016

In commemoration of World Fish Migration Day, Kruger National Park (KNP) will stage an event at the Engelhardt Dam Fish way near Letaba Rest Camp on Saturday, 21 May 2016; tourists are welcome to attend the event. The event is intended to raise awareness on the importance of migratory fish and the need for having healthy, free flowing rivers to ensure connectivity. 

Media Release: Karoo National Park's Junior Rangers get ant wise

12 May 2016

Ants play important roles in ecosystems, yet they often go unnoticed. To raise awareness of the importance and diversity of these tiny insects, the Iimbovane Outreach Project presented a training session for SANParks Junior Rangers in the Karoo National Park recently.

Media Release: +R17 million Tsitsikamma upgrades progressing well

12 May 2016

Planned upgrades for the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park to the tune of +R17 million begin in 2 weeks in the Storms River Rest Camp, Tsitsikamma. The upgrades are scheduled to start with the entrance gate and administration building. The renovation of the gate aims to introduce a far simpler structure and system for visitors entering the Park’s main gate.

Media Release: Rutting season, drive slow on the KNP roads

05 May 2016

The Kruger National Park (KNP) Management would like to inform visitors that as we enter the rutting season, animals such as impala tend to fight and chase each other in the Park; and therefore become dangerous to speeding vehicles. As such the Park would like to advise tourists to observe the speed limit at all times in order to avoid accidents. 

Media Release: Official launch of Oranjekom Gorge Cottage

29 April 2016

Oranjekom Gorge cottage, a welcome addition to Augrabies Falls National Park was officially launched on 14 April 2016. The opening was a huge success with key persons in the surrounding communities and municipalities attending. 

Media Release: Desert Knights MTB Challenge 2016

29 April 2016

The first bi-annual Desert Knights MTB Adventure took place during 18 - 23 April 2016. This six day multi-stage mountain-biking event started at Hobas Camp site (Fish River Canyon) in Namibia and ended in  |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. Cycling took place during the late afternoon into the late evening, at night over the full-moon period, and the event included a portion of canoeing in the Orange River.  The total distance covered were 275 km cycling and 34.5 km of canoeing down the Orange River. This year, 78 enthusiasts from all corners of South Africa took part in the event.

Media Release: Departure of SANParks Head of Corporate Services

28 April 2016

South African National Parks (SANParks) today announces the departure of its long serving Corporate Services Managing Executive, wanda mkutshulwa who has been in the organisation for the past thirteen years. She headed the Communications division until her promotion in 2014 to head SANParks Corporate Services Division.  

Media Release: KNP interact with stakeholders at Newcastle Show

26 April 2016

The Kruger National Park (KNP) will showcase its tourism products and services at the Newcastle Show which takes place on 27 – 30 April 2016. The idea is to afford clients an opportunity to have one on one interactions with KNP Staff members and discuss various tourism and conservation related issues. 

Media Release: Camdeboo National Park winning the fight against alien invasive species

25 April 2016

The release of an addition to Camdeboo National Park’s insect family towards the end of 2015 is starting to show results.  The project is being jointly run by Rhodes University in Grahamstown, the Park and its Biodiversity Social Projects.  The purpose is to aid in the fight against an alien invasive species which is threatening the biodiversity of the Park.

Media Release: Taxi accident claims three lives in Kruger National Park

24 April 2016

South African National Parks (SANParks) today (Sunday 24 April 2016) announced the passing away of three day visitors to the Kruger National Park (KNP) after the taxi they were travelling in overturned between Shingwedzi and Mopani in the Northern Section of the KNP.  Preliminary reports suggest that there was no other car involved, however the SAPS are investigating the incident and circumstances around it.    

Fuel reduction burns to take place in Table Mountain National Park

22 April 2016

21 April 2016:  The Fire Management Department will be conducting controlled burns in various sections of the Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) in the coming weeks. The TMNP is in the process of conducting a series of fuel reduction burns in the northern, central and southern sections of the park as done annually. 

Media Release: Roads upgrade in Mapungubwe National Park completed

20 April 2016

Visitors to Mapungubwe National Park will be delighted to know that the roads inside the Park have received major upgrades with the latest stretch from the Interpretation Centre to the Day Visitors centre paved. A parking area for busses as well as normal vehicles was created to streamline the flow of vehicles past the Interpretation and Day Visitor areas.

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